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Table 2 Unadjusted comparison of mortality in laparotomy first versus TAE first cases

From: Comparison between laparotomy first versus angiographic embolization first in patients with pelvic fracture and hemoperitoneum: a nationwide observational study from the Japan Trauma Data Bank

Outcome   All patients Laparotomy first TAE first RR 95% CI
N = 317 N = 123 N = 194
Death within 24 hr (number [%]) 77 (24%) 40 (33%) 37 (19%) 1.71 1.16-2.51*
Death in hospital (number [%]) 102 (32%) 50 (41%) 52 (27%) 1.52 1.11-2.08*
  1. CI, confidence intervals; RR, risk ratio; TAE, transcatheter arterial embolization.
  2. *p values significant at (p < 0.05).